Police have charged a 30-year-old Lincoln Park man with two sexual assaults and robberies that happened on the same day in the Montclare neighborhood and near the CTA Orange Line Midway station.
James Whiteside was due in court Monday where he faces eight felony charges in connection with the two attacks carried out Friday, DNAinfo Chicago reports.
The first attack was 2:30 a.m. in the Northwest Side Montclare neighborhood on Dec. 27. According to the Tribune, police say Whiteside attacked a 23-year-old woman outside a fast food restaurant near Belmont and Harlem, allegedly threatening the woman with a pair of 3-inch scissors. Police say Whiteside then pushed her into her car and drove her to a nearby street where he raped and robbed her of her phone and wallet.
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